At the Saint-Étienne Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (42), the exhibition devoted to Robert Morris (1931-2018) presents fourteen works by the American artist dating from the 1960s and 1970s. Without claiming to be exhaustive, the course plunges visitors into his creative universe by confronting them bodily with his first works.
The gallery owner-curator Lou Carter promotes contemporary creation through hangings considered as immersive installations where it is always a question of space, aesthetic experience and the destination of the work. On the occasion of the opening of his exhibition space in Paris last June, Lou Carter revealed to us the ambitions and research axes of his gallery.
Since July 1, the Center Pompidou has been dedicating a major retrospective to the couple formed by Christo Vladimiroff Javacheff (1935-2020) and Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon (1935-2009), highlighting the most emblematic works of their period Parisian. The opportunity to (re) discover the career, the approach and the process of creation of this couple, whose work marked the spirits!
At the Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery in Pantin, the Dimensions of Reality: Female Minimal exhibition highlights fourteen pioneering female artists in geometric abstraction, who have long remained in the shadow of their male colleagues. Replacing these female artists in the history of abstract art, and more generally in the history of art, such is the object of this unprecedented event.
Following the end of confinement and the reopening of “small museums”, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse has reinvented its programming, and has chosen to promote twelve artists familiar with the contemporary art center. In the current special health context, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse is delighted to present its Petit Program, a cycle of exhibitions which offers a week of carte blanche to each artist selected. We had the chance to speak with Sandrine Wymann, the director of La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, about this unprecedented event.
For more than 10 years, the French visual artist Ludovic Sauvage (born in 1985) has created immersive installations, manipulates images produced by others and draws his inspirations from a postmodern collective memory. While he was working on the preparation of his second solo exhibition at the Valeria Cetraro gallery, we met him in his Parisian workshop to talk about creation, installation and perception.
After two months punctuated by virtual visits to exhibitions, many art galleries have reopened, and have since offered us the opportunity to improve our knowledge of contemporary art through very real clashes. Focus on five exhibitions organized by galleries to see in Paris at the moment.
He loved to pack his world. The artist of Bulgarian origin Christo died on Sunday May 31, at the age of 84 years. Inventor of the “interlining of space”, the artist was notably known for his monumental achievements consisting of packaging the greatest works of this world, from the Pont-neuf Parisien to the Reichstag in Berlin. Back on the work and the life of a great child of art.
Initially a designer, the Parisian artist Hadrien Durand-Baïssas (born in 1992) today prefers multidisciplinarity and builds a multifaceted work, ranging from drawing to music, including installation. We discussed with him his career, his artistic practice and his reflections.